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A 35-year-old female asked:

my period was 4days early (it has always been 28 days sharp for over 10 years). i'm on the 3rd day (it usually lasts just 3 days), but i'm still having intermittent sharp cramps that can last for 30secs+ in my lower abdomen and lower back. i'm 35 years ol

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex.

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